VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS BATTLEFIELD POST 98087168 Flag Lane Mechanicsville, Virginia 23111
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Bingo Is Here
Who: Open to the Public
Where: VFW Post 9808
When: Wednesday and Friday Nights
Time: Doors will Open at 5:00 pm
Instant/Pull Tabs will be sold starting at 5:00 pm
Bingo Calling will begin at 7:00 pm
Concessions are available
Color Guard Recruiting
We need personnel to fill slots with our Post Color Guard unit. Looking for individuals with prior experience with marching in parades, presenting colors, part of rifle detail and folding coffin flag for funerals of veterans.
Must be able to perform weekday and weekend details. Uniforms will be provided, and we will be setting practice times to establish comfort levels and proficiency with providing rifle volleys. We follow US Army dress blue uniform standards and manuals for movement.
Individuals interested, contact Interim Color Guard Captain Thomas Bynum at 804-982-0044 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
VFW Post 9808 Riders
The Post 9808 Riders will have fellowship and a meeting on the 4th Thursdays of the month. The fellowship starts at 6:00 pm and the meeting starts at 6:30 pm. This is open to all Rider members and any one that is interested in joining our group. This month, we will be updating the Riders registration and liability forms, planning rides and the way ahead. If you have questions, contact Ron Scoville by email @ email@example.com.
If you have a flag that needs to be retired, Post 9808 has a drop box just for that purpose. The drop box is located just to the left of the front door.
Commander – Doris Wollett
Sr. Vice Commander – Paul Smith
Jr. Vice Commander – Phil Hudson
Quartermaster – Joanne Smith
Chaplain – Thomas Bynum
Judge Advocate – Boyd Burnett
Adjutant – Robert Barnette
Surgeon – Wade Cole
1st Year Trustee – Mike Knox
2nd Year Trustee – Bill Collins
3rd Year Trustee – Ron Scoville
Service Officer – Eddie Hinton
VFW Auxiliary Officers
President – Vivian White
Sr. Vice President – Nancy Smithson
Jr. Vice President – Diane Melson
Secretary – Vivian White
Treasurer – Dana Rivera
Conductress – Marilyn Smith
Guard – Michelle Smith
1st Year Trustee – Wanda Hall
2nd Year Trustee – Myrtle Starling
3rd Year Trustee – Krystine Boehme
Historian – Gayle Meadows
Patriotic Instructor – Edith Jones
Chaplain – Laura Diane Absher
Post 9808 News
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Comrades, Where did 2022 go? We shared in a lot of fellowship/comradeship at and away from the Post. We continuedto support Veterans and the community. Going into 2023, we will continue to support Liberation VeteransServices and Lonesome Dove as...
Commander’s Message Comrades, 2022 is coming to a close and we look forward to the new year. This time of the year, we are busy getting ready for the holidays. I ask that we make time and check in on our comrades especially those we haven’t seen in a while.Our...
Commander’s Message Summer is winding down and fall is on its way. With the change of season comes leaves falling and lots of clean-up of our yards. Be careful as you reach down to pick up things. Snakes might just be hiding underneath those leaves or up against the...
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE We did it!! Post 9808 was awarded the high level of achievement of All American. It took the entire membership to make this happen. Congratulations to every Member. I even had the honor of walking up on the stage to receive the award at the...
COMMANDER’S MESSAGE Congratulations to Post 9808 for achieving All State and being recognized at the State Convention. I also have been notified that we are being honored for making All American. I will receive our award while at the National Convention. These two...
To commemorate the 20th Anniversary of the Band of Brothers miniseries release, the VFW Post 9808 is going to host a series of events at VFW Post 9808 highlighting WWII and the award winning miniseries that documented the exploits of an individual WWII Airborne...
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Monday & Tuesday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Wednesday – 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Thursday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Friday 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM & 4:00 PM to 12:00 AM